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When Capitalism Is Bad For The Capitalist

We are all familiar with the complaints of those who bemoan the negative tendencies and consequences of a capitalism run amuck. Most of these negative attributes center around the plight of the poor or  the degradation of the environment. 704 more words

Economic Theory

Please Mistress

For I am the master
Of self-deprecation
Of skin-chafing masturbation
Of dark-world penetration

Sitting at my desk
Next to those to
Rush of blood to the… 193 more words

An awaiting response:

Modernism’s response to T.S. Eliot’s poem “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” (published 1915).

Oh, Prufrock.

How we cannot go, you and I, 129 more words


Metamorphosis: A review

Franz Kafka’s “The Metamorphosis” chronicles the life of a traveling salesman named Gregor Samsa, after he mysteriously wakes up one day transformed into a hideous giant bug. 259 more words


To Love Is...

To love is to labour to detach ourselves and strip ourselves, for God’s sake, of all that is not God.
Saint John of the Cross


More than “the icing on the cake”: Can conservative Christians legitimately refuse to create pro-gay messages?

The legal drama over conservative Christian refusal to provide gay people with a printed or iced message has been seen as a political dispute between gay equality, on the one hand, and religious freedom or rights of expression on the other. 1,677 more words

To connect and disconnect: the soul and oppression

I have noticed the disconnectedness of people more strikingly when I moved to England. Mostly among English people. Thankfully, not all.

I believe it is less true about others, for example African, Asian and South American, Arab, Jewish people or Mediterranean Europeans. 1,023 more words